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Standout HPE partners shine in NZ

Double wins for Datacom, Lexel, Spark and Ingram Micro
Cedric Edwards - Director of Channels and SMB, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Cedric Edwards - Director of Channels and SMB, Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise honoured the top performing partners across New Zealand during 2017, with double wins for Datacom, Lexel, Spark and Ingram Micro.

Held at The Langham in Auckland, awards were judged on a combination of revenue, performance against target, growth and overall engagement with HPE and customers.

Specifically, Datacom took home Aruba Growth Partner of the Year and Platinum Partner honours, while Lexel walked away with Growth Partner of the Year, alongside individual recognition for Matt Goodey as Sales MVP.

Meanwhile, Spark Palmerston North was recognised as Regional Partner of the Year, with Steve Platt (Spark) rewarded as Technical MVP.

Rounding off the partner awards, SoftSource, Liquid IT and LayerX Group claimed Gold; Silver and Service Provider honours respectively.

On the distribution front, Ingram Micro was recognised as the leading distributor of 2017, with Sejal Shah (Ingram Micro) acknowledged as Marketing MVP.

First launched in 2015, the third running of the HPE Partner Awards celebrated success across all ends of the channel spectrum, recognising excellence from large, small, new and established providers.

Here’s a full rundown of the winners:

Aruba Growth Partner - Datacom

Silver Partner - Liquid IT

Gold Partner - Softsource

Regional Partner - Spark Palmerston North

Service Provider - LayerX Group

Growth Partner - Lexel

Platinum Partner - Datacom

Distributor - Ingram Micro

Sales MVP - Matt Goodey (Lexel)

Marketing MVP - Sejal Shah (Ingram Micro)

Technical MVP - Steve Platt (Spark)